After Ron Paul, There is Another - Video of the next national leader of the Libertarian movement.Read more »
A jury found Ed "NJWeedman" Forchion not guilty Thursday in the Rastafarian activist's marijuana distribution case.
The decision came after Forchion was nearly held in contempt of court in the morning as he delivered his closing argument.
Forchion, formerly of Pemberton Township, tried to introduce his jury nullification argument into the closing, but was quickly stopped by Superior Court Judge Charles Delehey, who had barred any discussion of it.Read more »
3rd Party Candidate Debate: Gary Johnson is the Libertarian Party's nominee. Jill Stein is the Green Party's nominee. They joined moderator — and host of weekends on All Things Considered — Guy Raz for a debate focusing on domestic issues: the economy, health care and the role of government.Read more »
Hundreds of police barricaded the New York Stock Exchange as Occupy Wall Street protesters swarmed the Financial District for the movement's one-year anniversary, with over 180 reportedly arrested.Read more »
After being sentenced to two years in prison for “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred,” members of Russian feminist punk rock outfit Pussy Riot could very well be on the verge of being released, thanks to the country’s Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev.Read more »
Activists believe the New York Police Department (NYPD) is retaliating against Jazz for his years of videotaping unlawful police stops in Harlem, as part of his campaign to expose racism and misconduct. In December 2011, two police officers recognized Jazz, illegally searched his car, and arrested him--he was charged with two counts of felony possession of a dangerous weapon, as we've previously reported. The "dangerous weapons" were a penknife and a commemorative mini-replica baseball bat...Read more »
A guy in Oregon walking the streets with his rifle and pistol records his interactions with leos of different jurisdictions. Some officers are responding to 911 calls of a man with a gun.Read more »
LAGUNITAS, Calif. - Four decades ago, Hoffman started some home improvements on his house in the wooded hills of the Marin County town of Lagunitas. He harbored ideas and theories of how people could live more sustainably. He started building. “I guess you could say I had a vision,” said Hoffman. “I had a dream.”
But Hoffman’s vision had one very fatal flaw. He never got permits for any of his projects. His fines have run up to over $200,000, and he’s been ordered to tear down all 30 of his illegal structures by Aug. 1.Read more »
The Cannabis Information Network Weed Not Greed marijuana legalization tour will be promoting awareness of marijuana/hemp uses and advocating for the repeal of marijuana prohibition. This cross country tour will start at the Seattle Hempfest and end in Washington, DC. Along the way we will be making stops to rally indifferent cities and to promote awareness to the benefits of hemp and cannabis. Please help us make the dream of marijuana legalization a reality by supporting our cause.Read more »
EDISON — It was the traffic ticket that put a despised multimillion-dollar state program in limbo. En route to a mall the day after Thanksgiving last year, Janice Bollmann was flagged by a red-light camera in Edison after getting through an intersection one-fifth of a second too late. Bollmann had no way of knowing what her routine traffic ticket would come to symbolize. "It may be the straw that broke the camel’s back," said Steve Carrellas, New Jersey representative of the National Motorists Association driving rights group, who assisted Bollmann in her case.Read more »
What if we abolished of the Federal government all together. An amicable divorce between states with irreconcilable differences. No bloodshed, no civil war.Read more »
CU-Boulder students arrested on 4/20 to fight charges on First Amendment grounds. Peacefully exercising their right to assemble, and freedom of speech on the grass of their own public university; these three honest students were taken to county jail. The students pleaded not guilty, and plan to file motion to dismiss. It may, and will go to a jury trial if need be.Read more »
The city of Keene, N.H., is suing “Robin Hood and his Merry Men” — a group that has made a name for itself by paying people’s parking meters before they can get slapped with a ticket from local parking enforcement officers. The Union Leader reported Tuesday that six “Robin Hooders” troll the streets of the city’s quaint downtown in search of cars parked at expired meters.Read more »
Having a home garden is actually civil disobeidence in some places. Article from "The Organic Prepper"Read more »
Internet radio host and Free State Project participant Adam Kokesh is planning an "Open Carry March" on the nation's capital, in which he plans to lead gun advocates in a march carrying loaded guns. "This is an act of civil disobedience, not a permitted event," reads the event's Facebook page. "We will march with rifles loaded & slung across our backs ... this will be a non-violent event, unless the government chooses to make it violent."Read more »
He shouted: "I will ****ing well park here" and then refused to pay the fine....he’s since been found guilty of littering the ticket and fined $1,298.Read more »
As the pungent scent of marijuana wafts over communities across Canada to mark 420 Day on Saturday, Bob Erb will be smiling. Erb — yes, that's his real name — is the B.C. man who won a $25-million Lotto Max …Read more »
North Dakota, according to the freedom index, is the freest state in the United States. It scores exceptionally well on regulatory and fiscal policy. Moreover, North Dakota scores slightly above average on personal freedom. It is also the state that improved the most over the last decade.Read more »
- Eileen Hart objected to a mandatory re-evaluation of her property value that would drastically increase her tax rates
- She read the Constitution at a tax dispute forum and called one of the appraisers a “pencil-pusher”
- One of tax officials called 911 saying Hart threatened to return with a gun, but she unequivocally denies the claim
- Hart was charged with making “terroristic threats” and told that if she didn’t turn over her weapons, her bail would be prohibitively high and it was unclear how long she would have to remain in jail
Imagine you're a high school student on the bus headed to campus when suddenly you see another student with a loaded .22 caliber RG-14 revolver on their lap. The armed student stands up, and puts the gun to another students head. The victims cries "Are you going to shoot me bro?" and the gunman responses, "Yeah, I'm going to whack you," while you and the rest of the students on the bus watch.Read more »
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